Arne Freytag was born in Hamburg in 1967. In 1995, he won a scholarship to study Graphic Design at the Kunstschule Alsterdamm art school in Hamburg. As a postgraduate in 1998, he attended the Atelier National de Recherche Typographique in Paris. He has published various articles in Tipografica, étapes and the Typografische Monatsblätter. He has been working as a freelance typographic and graphic designer since 2000.